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. 2006 Apr;17(4):283-6.
doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2006.01699.x.

Social Discounting


Social Discounting

Bryan Jones et al. Psychol Sci. .


The amount of money a person was willing to forgo in order to give 75 dollars to another person decreased as a hyperbolic function of the perceived social distance between them. Similar hyperbolic functions have previously been shown to describe both time and probability discounting.

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